Lower 5th Grades

OPTIONAL - Deadline: Friday, December 5th.
1. Build a circuit that allows Morse Code communication, to apply the theory of Electricity.
2. Build a parallel circuit for christmas lights. It must not be too long, 10 light bulbs would be enough.
3. Build a spinning pad with magnets and batteries.

- Deadline: Friday, November 7th for both 5th grades - Workbook pages: 264, 265, 268, 275, 276, 281, 282, 283, 287.
- Deadline: Wednesday, October 22nd for both 5th grades - Workbook pages: 178, 181, 182, 183, 187, 188, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195.
- Deadline: Wednesday, October 15th for both 5th grades - Web Diagram started on october 3rd during the last day of classes of ther 3rd term.


Middle 6th Grades

- Deadline: Thursday, Nov 6th for M6th A and B - Workbook pages: 258, 263, 266, 268, 273, 274.
- Deadline: Oct 21st for M6thB, and Oct 22nd for M6thA - Workbook pages: 240, 243, 244, 245, 248, 249, 250, 253, 254, 255, 256.
- Deadline: Oct 22nd for M6th A and B - Reading: The trouble with Pluto.

- Deadline: Oct 22nd for M6th A and B - Homework: Space Expoloation in the next 25 years by countries.


Middle 1st Grade

OPTIONAL- Reading Report - Deadline: Wednesday, December 3rd.

Article 1: Read and prepare a report of the article with your words in 150 words as a maximum. Investigate what types of stem cells are available and their main differences and applications. Indicate your sources of information.


Article 2: Read and prepare a report of the article with your words in 150 words as a maximum. Investigate what are the possibilities of hunmans to travel and colonize other objects in space. Justify your options. Indicate your sources of information.


- Deadline: Wednesday, November 26th - Workbook pages: RS125 to RS132.
- Deadline: Wednesday, November 19th - Workbook pages: RS118 to RS123.
- Read the article. Investigate and report:
1. What are the physical and academic effects of Anger Management?
2. Does Anger have a physiological or biological explanation?
3. What are the current techniques to treat Anger Management?
Indicate at least 3 sources of information.
The report must be no less than 250 words and no more than 300 words.
The report is due: Monday, November 24th.
- Deadline: Wednesday, November 19th -
Workbook pages: RS118 to RS123.
- Deadline: Wednesday, November 12th - Workbook pages: RS111 to RS117.
- Deadline: Thursday, November 6th -
Workbook pages: RS102 to R110.
- Deadline: Thursday, November 6th - Lab Activity: Prepare pH paper from natural resources and bring it to the lab to test it with different substances.
- Deadline: Wednesday, November 5th - Article Report: Choose one and prepare a report, citing additional resources (mandatory) and following these instructions:

Choose one or more of the three articles and follow the instructions:
THE EVOLUTION OF THE PERIODIC SYSTEM: Make a timeline of the attempts to classify elements until today's Periodic Table, and Invent a new classification system justifying it (Optional: Extra credit).

MAKING NEW ELEMENTS: investigate the elements produced and/or discovered from the date the article was published and describe the circumstances of their production/discovery as well as their properties and possible uses.

LIFE'S ROCKY START: Investigate the famous reenactment experiment of the first organic compound, and find information about RNA and DNA, who was created first? Support your comments with evidence. (EXTRA CREDIT)

- Deadline: Monday, October 27th - Workbook pages: RS95 to RS101.
- Deadline: Thursday, October 22nd - Article Report: Choose one and prepare a report, citing additional resources and following these instructions:
Choose one of the two articles and comment on the conditions in earth when Life started. Investigate and narrate the recreation of those events in laboratories for A COOL EARLY EARTH?

Invetigate and narrate the exploration programs to find life in other parts of the Universe for those who choose SEARCHING FOR LIFE IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM.



END TERM III

Lower 5th Grades

- Deadline: Thursday, September 25th for both 5th grades - Workbook pages: 160, 163, 164, 165, 168, 169, 170, 173, 174, 175, 176.
- Deadline: Monday, September 15th for L5th A, and September 17th for L5th B - Workbook pages: 142, 145, 146, 147, 150, 151, 152, 155, 157, 158.
- Deadline: Friday, September 5th for both 5th grades - Workbook pages: 126, 127, 128, 129, 132, 133, 134.
- Reading Comprehension: Pages 34, 35 and 36 (from Teacher Resources) - Deadline: Thursday, August 21st for both 5th Grades
- Workbook pages: 121, 122, 123 - Deadline: Monday, August 18th for both 5th Grades
- Workbook pages: 110, 111, 114, 115, 116, 119, 120 - Deadline: Monday, August 11th for both 5th Grades



Middle 6th Grades

- Deadline: Friday, September 26th for both 6th grades - Workbook pages: 199, 202, 203, 204, 207, 208, 209, 213, 214, 217, 218, 219, 220.
- Deadline: Wednesday, September 17th for both 6th grades - Workbook pages: 185, 186, 189, 190, 191, 194, 195, 196, 197.
- Deadline: Wednesday, September 17th for both 6th grades - Copper Sulphate Crystals - Lab report
- Deadline: Monday, September 8th for M6th B and September 10th for M6thA - Workbook pages: 148, 149, 150, 154, 155, 160, 161.
- Deadline: Thursday, September 4th for both 6th Grades - Workbook pages: 135, 136, 137, 140, 142, 143.
- Workbook pages: 122, 125, 126, 127, 131, 132 - Deadline: Monday, August 18th for both 6th Grades
- Workbook pages: 112, 113, 114, 117, 118, 119, 120 - Deadline: Monday, August 11th for both 6th Grades



Middle 1st Grade

- Deadline: Thursday, September 25th - Article Report: Choose one and prepare a report, citing additional resources and following these instructions:

Evaluate the importance of SENAMHI in our country and predict its relevance related to the current global warming effects.


Analyze the EL Niño and La Niña phenomena in the 20th century, and evaluate the consequences of the future frequency and intensity of these phenomena in your life and your city.

OPTIONAL: Deadline: Thursday, September 25th


Inquiry:
Evaluate the implication of possible extended droughts in Peru and predict the potential destinations of the immigrants.

Articles to be used as support material:




- Deadline: Wednesday, September 24th - Workbook pages: RS71 to RS77.
- Deadline: Wednesday, September 17th - Reading Report:

Choose one of the articles and find additional evidence that supports what is expresseed by the author, from the following professional fields: Paleontology, Genetics and Anthropology or Zoology. Justify it indicating and using 2 sources of information per professional field:


- Deadline: Monday, September 15th - Workbook pages: RS63 to RS70.
- Deadline: Monday, September 8th - OPTIONAL: Choose one of the following articles. Read them and write a report on the central idea of the article, and finding other sources of information:
Create a correlation between volcanoes and earthquakes in your country within the last 20 years.
Describe the eruption of Peruvian volcanoes within the last 20 years.



- Deadline: Monday, September 8th - Choose from one of these two options:
Search and comment references of:
Miguel Angel ramirez Cutipa (2005), Janice Hernandez Torres (2003), Sophie Cravoisier-Vincent Maurer (2003).
Read and Comment the central idea of the following article:

- Deadline: Monday, September 8th - Workbook pages: RS47 to RS53.
- Deadline: Friday, September 5th - Reading Report: Choose one of the articles and present an opposite point of view for the topic mentioned in the article and justify it with your opinion and 3 other sources of information:


- Optional Readings: Deadline - Monday, August 25th - Prepare a Report in one page about any of the following articles:



- Reading Comprehension: In one page.
Prepare an Essay indicating the position of the author and what connection you can find with Ecosystems' flow of Energy - Deadline: Monday, August 25th

- Workbook pages: RS39 to RS46 - Deaddline: Wednesday, August 20th.
- Workbook pages: RS31 to RS38 - Deaddline: Wednesday, August 13th.




End of Second Term


Lower 5th Grades

- Lab Practice 4: Ecosystem - Deadline: Friday, July 4th for both 5th grades.
- Workbook - Pages 42, 45, 46, 47, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56 - Deadline: Wednesday, July 2nd for both 5th grades.
- Workbook - Pages 37, 39, 40 (lessons 1 and 2), 41 (optional) - Deadline: Wednesday, June 4th for both 5th grades.


Middle 6th Grades

- Lab Practice 3: Plant Reproduction - Deadline: Friday, July 4th, for both 6th grades.
- Inquiry Approach - Water Treatment Plant - Atarjea - Deadline: Wednesday, June 25th for both 6th grades.
- Workbook - Pages: 37, 40, 41 and 42. Deadline: Wed, June 4th for 6th B, and Thu, June 5th for 6th A.
- Classification of Living Things - Deadline: Friday, May 23rd for both 6th grades


Middle 1st Grade

- Workbook: Pages 20 to 30 - Deadline: Monday, July 7th
- Optional Articles
: Water-pollinated Plants, Irrigating crops with seawater, Do Animals have feelings?, Reasoning in Animals - Prepare an essay explaining the article's main idea and its relation with the inquiry approach topic (Population). You can prepare it typed in Word or Power Point - Deadline: Monday, July 7th




- Optional Assignment: Prepare a Power Point Presentation explaining what GAIA is, and its relation with your inquiry approach topic (Population) and the following class topic (Ecosystems). Cite 3 sources of information. Deadline: Monday, July 7th.
- LAB PRACTICE 3 - Deadline: Wednesday, July 2nd.
- Inquiry Approach: An Earth Without People - Deadline: Monday, June 30th
- Optional Articles: How HIV defeats the Immune System, Red tides, Ocean's Invisible Forest - Deadline: Monday June 30th



- Workbook - Pages 14 to 19 - Deadline: Thursday, June 5th
- Optional Articles: The Bacteria behind Ulcers, An Endangered Species in the Stomach - Deadline: Wednesday, June11th


End of First Term



Lower 5th Grades

- Science Work: Pages WB32 to WB37 - Deadline: Wednesday, April 30th for both 5th grades.
- Science Work: Pages WB24, WB26 to WB29 - Deadline: Wednesday, April 23rd for both 5th grades.
- Assignment 2 - Contribution of Fungi to Humans - Deadline: 5th B Giraffess on Wed, April 9th; and for Fri, April 11th for 5th A Zebras.
- Optional Assignment - Contribution of Yeasts - Deadline: 5th B Giraffess on Wed, April 9th; and for Fri, April 11th for 5th A Zebras.
- Lab Report 2 - Animal and Plant Cells - Deadline: Wednesday, April 9th for both 5th grades.
- Article Reading - The Early Evolution of Animals - Friday, April 4th for both 5th grades.
- Optional Reading - Life's far-flung raw materials - Friday, April 4th for both 5th grades.
- Workbook - Pages: WB1 to WB4 - Deadline: Wednesday, March 19th for both 5th grades.

Middle 6th Grades

- 6th Grade A: Open Class Assignment: Topics to consider: Kingdoms of Life: Eubacteria-Archarbacteria-Protists-Fungi-Plants-Animals.
The presentation must be done in Power Point, with 10 to 15 slides. Each group must select one of the kingdoms. The presentation will have to be ready for Wednesday, May 7th.
Group 1: AINZUAIN A, CASTILLO L, FERNANDEZ D, RONDON LF, WONG K.
Group 2: AYLWARD A, CENZANO L, GUIMAS C, REYNA P, TORRES N.
Group 3: BRENNER F, CHAVEZ A, LEON R, PAREDES A, SUAREZ I.
Group 4: CACERES L, CONDORCHUA V, LUJAN S, MERCADO C, SANCHEZ S.
Group 5: CASARETTO F, DE GENNARO S, MAC A, MAZULIS I, ROSAS E.

- 6th Grade B: Open Class Assignment: Topics to consider: Kingdoms of Life: Eubacteria-Archarbacteria-Protists-Fungi-Plants-Animals.
The presentation must be done in Power Point, with 10 to 15 slides. Each group must select one of the kingdoms. The presentation will have to be ready for Wednesday, May 7th.
Group 1: ACOSTA N, DEL SOLAR JP, RIVERA D, WALLER C. - Topic: ANIMALS.
Group 2: ARMAS A, GAMARRA A, ONETO S, UN JAN V. - Topic: PROTISTS.
Group 3: BYRNE S, HERNANDEZ R, OJEDA A, TORRES S. - Topic: EUBACTERIA.
Group 4: CAYO R, HUAYTA L, NAVARRO G, TABOADA S. - Topic: FUNGI.
Group 5: CHACON A, ISA F, MONTORO F, SOLIMANO J. - Topic: ARCHAEBACTERIA.
Group 6: CHAVEZ V, MAJLUF S, MENDOZA G, SANTAMARIA A. - Topic: PLANTS.

- Inquiry Approach - Field Trip to the Wetlands - Deadline: Wednesday, April 30th

- Workbook - Pages WB19 to WB24 - Deadline: Wednesday, April 30th for both 6th grades.
- Workbook - Pages WB11 to WB17 - Deadline: Friday, April 25th for both 6th grades.
- Inquiry Approach - Artificial Limbs - Deadline: April 23rd for 6th B, and April 28th for 6th A.

- Reading (Optional ONLY for 6th Grade B) - Deadline: Wed, April 23rd - 6th Grade A MUST do it for the same day.
Molecular Logic of Smell
Making Sense of Taste
Music and the Brain

- Inquiry Approach - Reading: Understanding Major Nutrients - Deadline: 6th A on Wed, April 16th; and 6th B on Fri, April 18th.

- Optional Assignment - Articles to choose: Smell, Taste or Brain - Deadline: Thurs, April 17th for 6th A; and Fri, April 18th for 6th B.
- Workbook - Pages WB5 to WB10 - Deadline: Monday, April 14th for both 6th grades.
- Lab Report 2 - Muscle Tissue - Deadline: Wed, April 9th for 6th A; and Fri, April 11th for 6th B.
- Workbook - Pages WB1 to WB4 - Deadline: Friday, April 4th for both 6th grades.
- Lab Report 1: Observing Cells - Wednesday, March 19th for both 6th grades.


Middle 1st Grade

- Group Work: Each group has to choose a topic from the following list: Genetic Engineering, Stem Cells, Cloning, Genetically-Modified Foods, Crime Scene Investigation, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Fingerprinting, Paternity Testing.
These are the groups:
Group 1: ACOSTA M, BELEVAN B, ETCHART M, NAVARRO R, VERGARA MC.
Group 2: AGUILAR A, BONICELLI H, FERNANDEZ V, NAVARRO G, STROMSDORFER B.
Group 3: ALARCO P, CACERES A, FUNG C, NAVARRO F, SOLARI S.
Group 4: ALARCON S, CHINCHAY D, GOMEZ A, MUÑOZ S, SEMINARIO J.
Group 5: ANGULO MF, CORONADO AP, GONZALEZ G, MISPIRETA MG, SAMPIETRO G.
Group 6: ARRIARAN A, DE LA TORRE G, GREEN J, MASS A, RANILLA G.
Group 7: BASCONES A, ESPINOZA-CULLERE S, LOVATON K, ORREGO P.
The Deadline for this work is on Wednesday, May 7th, 2008.
- Reading - Optional Articles - Deadline: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008.
- Challenge 2 - Inquiry Approach: Picture Comment in Wiki's start page - Deadline: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008.
- Challenge 1 - Inquiry Approach: Picture Comment in Wiki's start page - Deadline: Monday, April 14th, 2008.
- Lab Report 2 - Animal Embryos - Deadline: Wednesday, April 9th, 2008.
- Article 2: The Centrosome - Deadline: Wednesday, April 9th, 2008.
- Workbook - Pages 9 and 10 - Deadline: Monday, March 31st.
- Article 1: The Birth of Complex Cells - Deadline: Friday, March 28th, 2008.
- Lab Report 1 - Types of Cells - Deadline: Wednesday, March 19th, 2008.
- Workbook - Pages RS3 to RS8 - Deadline: Monday, March 17th, 2008.
. Assignment 1 - Organelles - Deadline: Monday, March 17th, 2008.